Nursing assistant, nursing support worker, patient service attendant, patient support assistant, patient care assistant, orderly, theatre support, ward assistant, wardsperson, ward support.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Skills covered include communication, working with diverse people, healthy body systems, infection prevention and control, workplace safety, medical terminology and organisation. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 8 elective units plus at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency must be completed.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.